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Index Q-ball

In theoretical physics, Q-ball is a type of non-topological soliton. [1]

24 relations: Baryogenesis, Billiard ball, Boson, Brian Cox (physicist), Dark matter, Fermion, Hideki Yukawa, Journal of Mathematical Physics, Lagrange multiplier, Nickel-62, Non-topological soliton, Nuclear Physics (journal), Orion's Arm, Physical Review, Physical Review Letters, Physics Letters, Physics Reports, Q-ball (disambiguation), Sidney Coleman, Sun, Sunshine (2007 film), Supersymmetry, Theoretical physics, Vacuum expectation value.


In physical cosmology, baryogenesis is the hypothetical physical process that took place during the early universe that produced baryonic asymmetry, i.e. the imbalance of matter (baryons) and antimatter (antibaryons) in the observed universe.

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Billiard ball

A billiard ball is a small, hard ball used in cue sports, such as carom billiards, pool, and snooker.

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In quantum mechanics, a boson is a particle that follows Bose–Einstein statistics.

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Brian Cox (physicist)

Brian Edward Cox (born 3 March 1968) is an English physicist who serves as professor of particle physics in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Manchester.

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Dark matter

Dark matter is a theorized form of matter that is thought to account for approximately 80% of the matter in the universe, and about a quarter of its total energy density.

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In particle physics, a fermion is a particle that follows Fermi–Dirac statistics.

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Hideki Yukawa

, was a Japanese theoretical physicist and the first Japanese Nobel laureate.

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Journal of Mathematical Physics

The Journal of Mathematical Physics is a peer-reviewed journal published monthly by the American Institute of Physics devoted to the publication of papers in mathematical physics.

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Lagrange multiplier

In mathematical optimization, the method of Lagrange multipliers (named after Joseph-Louis Lagrange) is a strategy for finding the local maxima and minima of a function subject to equality constraints (i.e., subject to the condition that one or more equations have to be satisfied exactly by the chosen values of the variables).

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Nickel-62 is an isotope of nickel having 28 protons and 34 neutrons.

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Non-topological soliton

In quantum field theory, a non-topological soliton (NTS) is a field configuration possessing, contrary to a topological one, a conserved Noether charge and stable against transformation into usual particles of this field for the following reason.

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Nuclear Physics (journal)

Nuclear Physics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Elsevier.

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Orion's Arm

Orion's Arm (also called the Orion's Arm Universe Project, OAUP, or simply OA) is a multi-authored online science fiction world-building project, first established in 2000 by M. Alan Kazlev, Donna Malcolm Hirsekorn, Bernd Helfert and Anders Sandberg and further co-authored by many people since.

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Physical Review

Physical Review is an American peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1893 by Edward Nichols.

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Physical Review Letters

Physical Review Letters (PRL), established in 1958, is a peer-reviewed, scientific journal that is published 52 times per year by the American Physical Society.

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Physics Letters

Physics Letters was a scientific journal published from 1962 to 1966, when it split in two series now published by Elsevier.

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Physics Reports

Physics Reports is a peer-reviewed scientific journal, a review section of Physics Letters that has been published by Elsevier since 1971.

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Q-ball (disambiguation)

Q-ball or Q Ball may refer to.

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Sidney Coleman

Sidney Richard Coleman (7 March 1937 – 18 November 2007) was an American theoretical physicist who studied under Murray Gell-Mann.

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The Sun is the star at the center of the Solar System.

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Sunshine (2007 film)

Sunshine is a 2007 British-American science fiction thriller film directed by Danny Boyle and adapted from a screenplay written by Alex Garland.

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In particle physics, supersymmetry (SUSY) is a theory that proposes a relationship between two basic classes of elementary particles: bosons, which have an integer-valued spin, and fermions, which have a half-integer spin.

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Theoretical physics

Theoretical physics is a branch of physics that employs mathematical models and abstractions of physical objects and systems to rationalize, explain and predict natural phenomena.

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Vacuum expectation value

In quantum field theory the vacuum expectation value (also called condensate or simply VEV) of an operator is its average, expected value in the vacuum.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Q-ball

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